Chemistry with Materials and Nanoscience (MChem)

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The award
MChem

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About Chemistry with Materials and Nanoscience at Heriot-Watt University

This programme is attractive to students with an interest in both chemistry and physics and their engineering applications. The development of new materials with special properties requires students to combine their newly-learned knowledge of polymers and solid state materials with core chemistry. Microelectronics, communications, aerospace and other high-tech industries are dependent upon the chemist to develop and manufacture novel engineering materials.

Note: This new programme is accepting applicants for 2018/19 entry only.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry for partially meeting the academic criteria for Chartered Chemist (CChem).

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMChemHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
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Notes about fees for this course

This new course is accepting applicants for 2018/19 entry

The 2018/19 entry tuition fees have not yet been set. As a guide only, refer to the fees for 2017/18 Chemistry programmes.

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Entry requirements

Year 1

  • Highers AABB or BBBBC including Chemistry
  • A-Levels BBB including Chemistry
  • Scottish Baccalaureate BC in Adv. Higher with Chemistry B, Disciplinary Project C and Higher B
  • Int. Baccalaureate 30 points to include Higher Level Chemistry at minimum Grade 5
  • HNC A in graded unit. Additional HNC profile requirement. Please contact Admissions Tutor for further information.
  • Additional information Transfer from BSc to MChem is possible up to the end of Year 3 with a Chemistry average greater than 60%.

Year 2

  • Advanced Highers AB in Chemistry and Mathematics, plus AABB at Higher.
  • A-Levels ABB including Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Scottish Baccalaureate AB in Adv. Higher with Chemistry and Maths, Disciplinary Project B and Higher B
  • Int. Baccalaureate 35 points to include Higher Level Mathematics and Chemistry (both at minimum grade 6).
  • HND BB in graded units. Graded tariff is for guidance only. Please contact Admissions Tutor for further information.

Year 3

  • HND AA in graded units. Please contact Admissions Tutor for further information.

Additional information

  • BTEC Relevant BTEC qualifications are accepted; please contact Admissions Tutor for further details.
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